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Clinics & services

Helping you stay active & well at home

Falls & balance

We support people who are having falls or problems with their balance.

About us

Our Falls and Balance Service (FABS) provides a specialist assessment service for people who are having falls or balance-related problems. The service is particularly useful for people who are not sure why they are having falls.

We have a team of health professionals with expert knowledge and experience in falls, balance and mobility:

  • Geriatricians
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Diagnose the reason for falls
  • Provide education and support to develop strategies for people to manage in their home
  • Refer people to other health services for ongoing management and treatment if required


GP’s, specialists, family, carers, case managers and patients can contact us directly to access our services.

Contact us

Health Independence Program

Phone: 03 9496 2211

Fax: 03 9496 4337

Email: hipcentralintake@austin.org.au

Open hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding public holidays)


Health & Rehabilitation Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Edwin Street, Gate 5
Ivanhoe VIC

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